THE INTERVIEW: Rocky Dawuni

From my waiting spot (a porch swing behind him), I watch the dreadlocked Rocky Dawuni bite into the tender slice of plantain that is his choice of break-time snack today, his 50th birthday. Roasted golden brown and enjoyed with peanuts, ‘Kofi Brokeman’ (as the chow is nicknamed in these parts) ranks high among the true […]

Rocky Dawuni designated Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment

Rocky Dawuni, a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter was today designated as the Regional UN Goodwill Ambassador at an evening of celebrations at the conclusion of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF)  African Landscape Restoration event at UN Environment headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya. A celebrated global performer with a decade-long career, Rocky is an avid humanitarian and environmentalist, lending his […]

ROCKY DAWUNI Slated for Teragram Ballroom Gig, AUG 16

GRAMMY nominated musician and activist Rocky Dawuni, will be live for the first time at the Teragram Ballroom on Thursday, August 16, 2018  with an incredible group of musicians and special guests. Fresh off his headlining show at Africa Oye’ in Liverpool, UK, the Ghanian artist is thrilled to bring his signature “Afro Roots” sound back to Los Angeles. Rocky is currently […]

Rocky Dawuni Headlines Africa OYE’ Festival in the UK, June 16

The Africa Oyé festival is the biggest celebration of African and Caribbean music and culture in the UK, taking place every June in the picturesque surroundings of Sefton Park in Liverpool. Having grown from humble beginnings in 1992 as a series of gigs in the city centre, Oyé now attracts crowds of over 50,000 people […]

BURN ONE! Rocky Dawuni premieres new song on Los Angeles’ KCRW 89.9 FM 

Ghanaian Reggae star and activist Rocky Dawuni’s new global herb anthem “Burn One” premieres on Los Angeles tastemaker radio station KCRW 89.9 FM today, April 20 for its 4:20 celebration of California’s legalization marijuana. Dawuni’s single celebrates the rise in awareness and popularity of the use of marijuana for medical, economic, spiritual and recreational purposes. Dawuni believes that […]

Stonebwoy to appear on forthcoming Rocky Dawuni album!

Ghanaian Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy is one of the features on the new album of Grammy nominee Rocky Dawuni. The yet-to-be titled album, which will be released this year is the seventh studio album of the ‘African Thriller’ act. Dawuni was the first Ghanaian artiste to earn a Grammy nomination. His album ‘Branches Of The Same Tree’ was nominated in the […]

MIGHTY LORDS! A Stone God’s Homage to a Rain Godfather – THE 2017 BHIM Concert

December 22 –Accra International Conference Centre Like the crowd tonight, pyrotechnics are ecstatic at the very presence of melody masters Samini and Stonebwoy sharing a stage. In the middle of performing Climax (their well-liked 2012 collaboration), a portion of the stage literally catches fire. The flame is swiftly subdued by security, but something else has […]

LIVE: Ara B, Don Itchi, Joyce Blessing kick off BHIM Concert 2017

After months of anticipation , dancehall star Stonebwoy’s annual BHIM Concert is underway at the Accra International Conference Centre. Holding in honour of his recently-released fourth project Epistles of Mama, the event has so far, witnessed impressive performances from rapper Don Itchi, Ara B, and effervescent gospel songstress Joyce Blessing. It is compered by comedian […]

Afro Roots Vibrations with ROCKY DAWUNI at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena, AUG 26!

Ghanaian music star, Rocky Dawuni, recently played a string of US & Canada Summer dates which started in mid July at Detroit’s “Concert of Colors” which was a beautiful slice of diversity in these troubled times.  Rocky was also seen at the brand new Levitt Pavilion Denver in Colorado and continued on to Dartmouth, New Hampshire for […]

Rocky Dawuni announces US & Canada Summer Dates

Ghanaian music star, Rocky Dawuni, will be playing a string of US Summer dates starting on August 6 at the brand new Levitt Pavilion Denver  in Colorado. Rocky and the band will continue to Dartmouth, New Hampshire for their “Summer Concert Series” at the Hopkins Center for the Arts on August 9. From there they will perform at the super hip Arts Riot is Burlington, Vermont on August […]